LB Ernie Sims: Audio and Analysis

Ernie Sims could be off the board in the first half of the first round. Listen in as he fields questions from the media at the 2006 Combine, and check out his draft prospect profile from our network's draft experts!

Ernie Sims 2006 Combine Press Conference Highlights

TFY Draft Preview's Player Profile

Full Name: Ernie Sims 
Florida State  Pos: OLB

Ht: 5-11  Wt: 231  40: 4.56  Year: 3Jr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded All-Conference honors both seasons. Junior totals included 72/10/2.5 when he intercepted two passes and broke up four more. Sophomore numbers included a career-high 86 tackles.

Pos: Explosive linebacker who displays a complete game. Fast, quickly changes direction and flashes on the scene, forcing the action. Explosive collapsing from the outside making plays, fires up the field in run defense and gets depth on drops in coverage. Outstanding lateral movement skills and effective in pursuit. Instinctive and does a good job staying with assignments.

Neg: Takes false steps to the action and is not efficient. Struggles with his back to the

Analysis: A three-down linebacker who plays bigger than his listed size, Sims has starting potential in a one-gap system. Should quickly find a starting spot at the next level once he gets get accustomed to the size/speed.

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